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Table 1 Efficiency of ΦBp-AMP1 to form plaques on 10 B. pseudomallei and on other bacterial strains.

From: Isolation and characterization of a novel podovirus which infects burkholderia pseudomallei

Bacteria Strain Source and location Titres (pfu/ml)
B. pseudomallei 3073A Clinical isolation, Thailand (3.00 ± 0.41) × 107
  576 Clinical isolation, Thailand (2.70 ± 0.37) × 107
  1710a Clinical isolation, Thailand (1.50 ± 0.15) × 106
  BA18 Clinical isolation, Australia (3.10 ± 0.33) × 105
  MSHR42 Clinical isolation, Australia (4.00 ± 0.44) × 105
  MSHR287 Clinical isolation, Australia (2.35 ± 0.24) × 106
  MSHR668 Clinical isolation, Australia 10 ± 1.66
  E8 Soil, Thailand (2.50 ± 0.20) × 104
  E412 Soil, Thailand (1.35 ± 0.11) × 106
  MSHR491 Water, Australia (5.00 ± 0.44) × 105
B.thailandensis D1 Soil, Thailand -
  E28 Soil, Thailand -
  E36 Soil, Thailand -
  E68 Soil, Thailand -
  E70 Soil, Thailand -
  E94 Soil, Thailand -
B. multivorans LMG 16660 Clinical isolation, UK -
B. ubonensis DMST 866 Soil, Thailand -
B. vietnamensis LMG 6999 Clinical isolation, Vietnam -
B. cepacia ATCC 25416 - -
P. aeruginosa ATCC 27853 - -
E. coli ATCC 25922 - -
  1. B. pseudomallei K96243 was used to propagate the phages and the stock was used to infect the other strains. The stock gave 2.90 × 107 pfu/ml on K96243 and the titre on the other strains is given in the table.Value represent the mean pfu/ml ± S.E.M of triplicates, -, no plaque formation